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WATCH: Alleged Racial Remark Sends Miami Beach Debate Into Chaos

Posted 10.02.2013 | Miami

Tuesday a Miami Beach mayoral debate descended into alleged racial comments and shouting, and stranger still, the drama had nothing to do with the sax...

Florida Executes Man Convicted For Murdering Two Exotic Dancers

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 10.01.2013 | Miami

STARKE, Fla. -- STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A former escort service owner convicted of killing two women in the 1980s has been executed in Florida for the d...

Shutdown Palette Cleanser: Lion Cub In Bucket

Posted 12.01.2013 | Miami

For the first time in 33 years, lion cubs have been born at Zoo Miami, staff announced Tuesday via Facebook. While the public won't be able to see ...

WATCH: Pig Gone Wild!

Posted 10.01.2013 | Miami

Police are trained for high-speed chases, but one Pinecrest officer surely never expected to have to run after a rebellious pig for nearly two hours (...

LOOK: Kourtney's All Wet -- And There's Something Really Off

Posted 11.30.2013 | Miami

Kourtney Kardashian got a lot of things right when she showed up in Miami Beach over the weekend for a cocktail party celebrating LeBron James' new wa...

Meatless Monday: Eating to Save the World

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.30.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Tomorrow is World Vegetarian Day, kicking off a whole month of meatless joy and awareness. Just in time, too, because honey, people need some of both....

Children Give Heartbreaking Testimony From The Day Boy Died In Hot Van

Sun Sentinel | Erika Pesantes | Posted 11.30.2013 | Miami

SUNRISE -- There were things that Jordan Coleman's day care playmates remembered about the day he died -- the day the 4-year-old was left in a swelter...

LOOK: That's Quite An Entrance, D-Wade

The Huffington Post | Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.27.2013 | Miami

Dwyane Wade not only wears the number three on his jersey, he's also a triple threat: He's a NBA championship-winning basketball player, a philanthrop...

LOOK: This Week's Best #OnlyinMiami Tweets

Posted 09.27.2013 | Miami

Can it get any more tropical weird than peacocks on a Miami roof? Yes. This week, there's a City of Miami cop with a fat, smoking stogie dangling ...

Planned March To Demand Arrest Of Cop Who Fatally Tasered Artist

Posted 09.27.2013 | Miami

Upset that a police officer who fatally tasered him has not been charged, family and friends of the late Israel Hernandez are planning a protest march...

WATCH: This City Hall Proposal Almost Redeems Florida's Reputation As 'Anti-Gay'

Posted 09.27.2013 | Miami

Despite Florida's reputation as an "anti-gay state," a recent public and very heartwarming marriage proposal hints that the atmosphere is a lot more w...

Miami Cigars: 'Best In The World?'

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2013 | Miami

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Inside a Little Havana cigar rolling business in the heart of Cuban Miami, Maria Sierra...

Newfangled Trap The Latest In Everglades War Against Pythons

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 11.26.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- Federal wildlife officials alarmed by an infestation of Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades have tried radio tracking devices, a massiv...

WATCH: This K-9 Officer's Funeral Will Make You Cry

Posted 11.26.2013 | Miami

Just the thought of dogs leaving us for that great big yard in the sky is enough to send us into ugly crying mode. The funeral for a police dog killed...

Chris Bosh: One Thing Should Keep Me In Miami

Sun Sentinel | Shandel Richardson | Posted 11.26.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- Heat center Chris Bosh refuses to make this a complicated issue. To him, it is quite simple: If they win another NBA title, the chances of h...

HORROR: Versace Mansion Could Become An Apple Store Or Victoria's Secret

Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

MIAMI BEACH -- We're sure Apple fanatics wouldn't mind standing in line outside the Versace mansion for the iPhone 6, but other locals may not be cool...

Report: City To Check All Parks For Toxins

Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

City of Miami officials have closed Merrie Christmas Park indefinitely after the popular field and playground tested positive for contaminated soil an...

Gimenez On Obamacare Navigators: 'We Welcome The Federal Government'

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade, where a third of the residents are uninsured, may follow Broward and Pinellas counties in defying Florida's ban on Obamacare navigators at...

Florida Colleges Drop Basic Skills Requirements

Sun Sentinel | Scott Travis | Posted 11.24.2013 | Miami

Colleges are opening their doors a little wider, no longer requiring new students to have certain skill levels in reading, writing and math. Starting...

PHOTOS: Where To REALLY Take Out-Of-Towners In Miami

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 10.22.2013 | Miami

The mercury has begun to dip in South Florida (well, slightly), meaning all your Northern friends and family will soon come swooping into town for som...

WATCH: How This Carjacker Scammed A Woman Buying Groceries

Posted 09.23.2013 | Miami

Here's a new one: a carjacker suggesting a victim's tire is flat, then making off with her car. Miami Police are searching for a woman who stole a...

Slain Teen's Body Falls Out Of Truck

Posted 11.23.2013 | Miami

Passersby in South Miami-Dade County got the shock of a lifetime Saturday morning when they saw a woman's body fall out the passenger side of a moving...

WATCH: Alaskan Women Look For Love...In Miami?

The Huffington Post | Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

While dating in any city is no cake walk, Miami singletons actually believe 305-ers need to skedaddle out of town (or the entire state of Florida for ...

LOOK: This Week's Best #OnlyinMiami Tweets

Posted 11.20.2013 | Miami

There weren't any bulls roaming 8th Street this week, but things were no less quintessentially 305. Check out the most outrageously Miami tweets we sa...

Gallery Diet Owner On Monkeys, Gyros, And Literary Journals

The Huffington Post | Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.20.2013 | Miami

Nina Johnson-Milewski lives the Miami art fairytale. As the owner and director of Gallery Diet -- a Wynwood gallery ranked amongst the top galleri...